Head Golf Professional Don Nelson joined the Golden Eagle Golf Club in 2011. Don has managed golf operations at clubs throughout Virginia since 1983, and he's competed in the Middle Atlantic Section of the PGA.
A Virginia native, Don is in charge of overseeing the daily operations of the Golden Eagle, a beautiful 18-hole course designed by George W. Cobb who carved it out of a wooded landscape around a 50-acre lake. As Head Golf Pro, Don manages the entire guest experience at the course, as well as organizing tournaments and leading golf clinics.
Rich Ford joined the Golden Eagle Golf Club as Golf Pro in 2006. A golf professional since 1997, he has managed golf operations at various esteemed courses including Seven Canyons Golf Club in Sedona as well as others in Northern Arizona.
Rich volunteers at the local schools, enhancing playgrounds and performing volunteer work for the high school ROTC unit, and also coaches two high school teams that call the Golden Eagle Golf Club their home course.